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Table 2 Mean log 10 -reduction of Serratia marcescens with three commercially available hand rubs applied as recommended by the manufacturer

From: Less and less–influence of volume on hand coverage and bactericidal efficacy in hand disinfection

Type of hand rub Applied volume as recommended by manufacturer Mean log10-reduction (ASTM E 2755-10) Mean log10-reduction (ASTM E 1174-06)
Sterillium Comfort Gel 2 ml 2.90 ± 0.33 2.06 ± 0.33
Purell Advanced Instant Hand Sanitizer 1.1 ml 1.97 ± 0.45 1.85 ± 0.60
Purell Advanced Instant Hand Sanitizer Foam 1.1 ml 1.96 ± 0.31 1.60 ± 0.55
  1. Data were obtained according to ASTM E 2755-10 and ASTM E 1174-06 with 12 subjects.